The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 27 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing OO 49 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.39% 4.55% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.12% 6.34% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 21
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
688 505 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.69% 71.73% 68.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 279 209
Average daily rate £370 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.82 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -6.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OO
Buckinghamshire

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Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 47 (61.04%) C#
2 45 (58.44%) Scrum
3 40 (51.95%) Finance
4 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (50.65%) TDD
5 38 (49.35%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (45.45%) BDD
7 34 (44.16%) SQL
8 33 (42.86%) .NET
9 32 (41.56%) Oracle
10 31 (40.26%) SOA
11 26 (33.77%) Web Development
12 25 (32.47%) ASP.NET
12 25 (32.47%) N-Tier
13 24 (31.17%) MVC
13 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (28.57%) Visual Studio
15 20 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (23.38%) Domain-Driven Design
17 16 (20.78%) PL/SQL
17 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
17 16 (20.78%) PRINCE2
17 16 (20.78%) NUnit
18 15 (19.48%) Automated Testing
18 15 (19.48%) WCF
18 15 (19.48%) Oracle Database
19 13 (16.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 13 (16.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 13 (16.88%) Oracle Database 11g
19 13 (16.88%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (12.99%) WebSphere
3 9 (11.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.90%) Content Management Server
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.30%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.30%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle Database
2 13 (16.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.30%) DB2
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 20 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (20.78%) NUnit
4 10 (12.99%) Eclipse
4 10 (12.99%) JMeter
5 8 (10.39%) Selenium
5 8 (10.39%) WebDriver
6 7 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 7 (9.09%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.30%) MyEclipse
7 1 (1.30%) Ant
General
1 40 (51.95%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Automotive
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Front Office
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Developer
2 22 (28.57%) Analyst
3 17 (22.08%) Development Manager
4 12 (15.58%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Business Analyst
4 12 (15.58%) Web Development Manager
4 12 (15.58%) Web Manager
5 10 (12.99%) Test Analyst
5 10 (12.99%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Financial Business Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.86%) .NET
2 25 (32.47%) ASP.NET
3 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (19.48%) WCF
5 13 (16.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 11 (14.29%) CSS
6 11 (14.29%) Web Services
6 11 (14.29%) HTML
7 10 (12.99%) Spring
8 9 (11.69%) Hibernate
8 9 (11.69%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.39%) JSP
10 7 (9.09%) SOAP
11 6 (7.79%) jQuery
12 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (6.49%) J2EE
13 4 (5.19%) NHibernate
13 4 (5.19%) Backbone.js
13 4 (5.19%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.90%) EPoS
3 2 (2.60%) DTV
3 2 (2.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (58.44%) Scrum
2 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (50.65%) TDD
3 38 (49.35%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (45.45%) BDD
5 31 (40.26%) SOA
6 26 (33.77%) Web Development
7 24 (31.17%) MVC
8 18 (23.38%) Domain-Driven Design
9 16 (20.78%) PRINCE2
10 15 (19.48%) Automated Testing
11 12 (15.58%) Business Analysis
11 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
12 11 (14.29%) Matrix Management
13 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
13 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
14 7 (9.09%) Project Management
14 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
14 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
15 4 (5.19%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.04%) C#
2 34 (44.16%) SQL
3 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.78%) PL/SQL
4 13 (16.88%) Java
5 3 (3.90%) Ruby
6 2 (2.60%) Scala
6 2 (2.60%) PHP
7 1 (1.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) Oracle
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.99%) JBoss
4 3 (3.90%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) ATG
5 1 (1.30%) Endeca
5 1 (1.30%) Pardot
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